The United States questions This is a list of recently added questions about the United States. Play the United States quiz and see all the questions. Which Indian state was previously a kingdom, ruled by Palden Thondup Namgyal and his American wife Hope Cooke, before its annexation to India in 1975?Sikkim. The Kingdom of Sikkim was a hereditary monarchy from 1642 to 1975 in the Eastern Himalayas. It was ruled by Chogyals (kings) of the Namgyal dynasty. Its 12th and last king was Palden Thondup Namgyal who married Hope Cooke, which brought worldwide media attention to Sikkim. In 1975, as the result of a referendum, Sikkim became a state of India and the monarchy was abolished.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 25% KashmirKashmir110BhutanBhutan88SikkimSikkim81AssamAssam43India riddles » According to popular legend, where does the name "Uncle Sam" come from?A meatpacker. Uncle Sam (initials U.S.) is a common national personification of the American government or the United States in general. The precise origin of the Uncle Sam character is unclear, but a popular legend is that it was derived from Samuel Wilson, a meatpacker who supplied rations for American soldiers during the War of 1812.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% a congressmana congressman321a NY Times journalista NY Times journalist190a meatpackera meatpacker550a U.S. flag sewera U.S. flag sewer227history of the United States riddles » What was the first ever grocery item to be scanned for its Universal Product Code?Chewing gum. The Universal Product Code (UPC) is a barcode symbology that is widely used for tracking trade items in stores. The first UPC marked item ever scanned at a retail checkout was at the Marsh supermarket in Troy, Ohio, and was a 10-pack (50 sticks) of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum.Created by: Ninjaihard 57% beerbeer19chocolatechocolate22sugarsugar11chewing gumchewing gum70curiosities riddles » What cattle breed is the symbol of the U.S. state of Texas?Texas longhorn. The Texas longhorn is a hybrid of Spanish and English cattle and is known for its extremely long horns, which can extend to over 2 m. It became one of the state's official mammal symbols in 1995.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% Texas cattleTexas cattle451Texas cowboyTexas cowboy733Texas longhornTexas longhorn1412American longhornAmerican longhorn609cattle riddles » Which of the following films wasn't directed by Jim Jarmusch?Loose Cannons. Jim Jarmusch is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, and composer. He has been a major proponent of independent cinema since the 1980s. As a musician, Jarmusch has composed music for his films and released two albums with Jozef van Wissem.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% Permanent VacationPermanent Vacation35Ghost Dog: The Way of the SamuraiGhost Dog: The Way of the Samurai67Loose CannonsLoose Cannons94Coffee and CigarettesCoffee and Cigarettes15movies riddles » How many states are there in the United States? 50 and one district. The USA consists of 50 states and a federal District -- Washington, D.C, which also serves as the capital of the USA.Created by: Tschukaeasy 72% 49491031565649950 and one district.50 and one district.42483356United States riddles » Who participated in the first televised presidential debates in American history ?John Kennedy and Richard Nixon. In 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon squared off in the first televised presidential debates in American history. The Kennedy-Nixon debates not only had a major impact on the election’s outcome, but ushered in a new era in which crafting a public image and taking advantage of media exposure became essential ingredients of a successful political campaign. Created by: Tschukaaverage 60% Ronald Reagan and Jimmy CarterRonald Reagan and Jimmy Carter317Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson 126Lyndon Johnson and Barry GoldwaterLyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater105John Kennedy and Richard NixonJohn Kennedy and Richard Nixon830politics riddles » Who wrote the novel Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film under the same name?Winston Groom is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. He is best known for his book Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film by Robert Zemeckis in 1994. The film became a cultural phenomenon, and won six Academy Awards. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 34% Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer891Winston GroomWinston Groom1932Richards CurtisRichards Curtis977the book was never finishedthe book was never finished1855movie riddles » Black Hawk Down tells the story about real U.S. military raid in 1993. Where did it happen?In Mogadishu. Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American war film based on the 1999 non-fiction book of the same name by Mark Bowden, which in turn is based on the 29-part series of articles published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, chronicling the events of a 1993 raid in Mogadishu by the U.S. military aimed at capturing faction leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid, and the ensuing firefight, known as the Battle of Mogadishu.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% in Tehranin Tehran3257in Saigonin Saigon2913in Mogadishuin Mogadishu8438in Baghdadin Baghdad4480Somalia riddles » In which year was the Coca-Cola recipe developed?1886. In 1886, Coca-Cola was invented by a pharmacist named John Pemberton, otherwise known as "Doc." Coca Cola is currently one of the most popular brands in the world. Created by: Tschukahard 59% 18061806102918861886348019161916113219681968251drinks riddles » Play the United States quiz and see all the questions.